problemist


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problemist

(ˈprɒbləmɪst)
n
1. (Chess & Draughts) someone who composes and solves problems, esp in chess or mathematics
2. (Mathematics) someone who composes and solves problems, esp in chess or mathematics
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A problemist of international renown, he introduced chess into the school curriculum.
In the wake of Morphy's subordinate prototype, twentieth-century problemists continued to study chessboard dilemmas, with the "virtual" (or "hypothetical") problem emerging as a desire for impure conundrums.
Chess problemists use the term "retrograde analysis" for the stud?
This is the work of chess problemists who create chess compositions and not a possible product of practical chess players.
Among problemists on the other hand aesthetic considerations are paramount.
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